ecosystems

polar
Found near north and south poles. Only specialised plants and animal survive here.
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Temperate deciduous forest
found across Europe and the USA.These trees loose leaves every year and thrive in mild and wet conditions known as temperature maritime climate.
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temperate grassland
Found in hungry, south africa, Argentina and the USA. Consists of grass and trees that thrive in a temperate continental climate of moderate rainfall and mild conditions
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Tropical Rainforests
Found near Equator. The climate is hot and humid and many different things can be found here.
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desert
found near the tropics of cancer and Capricorn. Conditions here are very hot and dry. plants and animals are specially adapted to survive in the harsh conditions.
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Savanna grassland
found mainly in central Africa, southern India, Northern Australia and central South America. long grasses and a few scattered trees are found in these hot and dry places.
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coral reefs
found in a zone extending from 30 degrees north to 30 degrees south of the equator. They form some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth.
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the distribution of large scale ecosystems (biomes) is determined by climate. Latitude, air pressure and winds are important factors that determine the climate in that place.
biomes-Polar, temperate deciduous forest, temperate grassland, desert, tropical rainforest, savanna grassland, coral reefs.
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found across Europe and the USA.These trees loose leaves every year and thrive in mild and wet conditions known as temperature maritime climate.

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Temperate deciduous forest

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Found in hungry, south africa, Argentina and the USA. Consists of grass and trees that thrive in a temperate continental climate of moderate rainfall and mild conditions

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Found near Equator. The climate is hot and humid and many different things can be found here.

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found near the tropics of cancer and Capricorn. Conditions here are very hot and dry. plants and animals are specially adapted to survive in the harsh conditions.

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